Droughtmaster steers make 598c/$1268 at Gympie

Droughtmaster steers make 598c/$1268 at Gympie

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There was a yarding of 1731 cattle at Gympie sale on Monday.

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Sullivan Livestock yarded 1731 cattle at their Gympie sale on Monday, where the market for all descriptions remained very firm.

Cattle were drawn from Gayndah, Booubyjan, Childers, Bundaberg, Brooweena, Woolooga, Tiaro, Maryborough, Kenilworth, Conondale, Eumundi and all local areas.

Charbray steers from Maleny sold to 427c/kg to return $2063. Droughtmaster steers from E Farming, Bergins Pocket, sold for 425c ($2101, $2068 and $1968). Droughtmaster cross steers from the Gibbs family, Widgee, made 496c ($1614).

Droughtmaster steers from Fitz and Co, Kilkivan, made 558c ($1529 and $1522). Santa steers from Gayndah made 540c ($1500). Santa cross steers from D Sallaway, Goomeri sold for 578c ($1441). Charbray steers from J and Y Crossley, Widgee, sold for 578c ($1580).

Charolais cross steers from I and N Fleiter, Conondale, made 564c ($1220). Quality Brahman cross steers from McBean and Sorley, Kilkivan, sold for 512c ($1316). Droughtmaster steers from C and N McKay, Goomeri, made 598c ($1268).

Santa heifers from Gayndah made 424c ($1715). Grey Brahman heifers from Kilkivan topped at 420c ($1446). Brangus heifers from Tiaro made 420c ($1233 and $1417). Charolais cross heifers from Conondale made 430c ($1090). Droughtmaster heifers from Ray Heilbronn, Fisherman's Pocket, made 468c ($1248) and 440c ($1002). Generally, weaner heifers sold from 420c to 482c. Cows and calves topped at $2100.

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